There's been a lot of loose talk lately about how Facebook is losing its iron grip on social media. Saying the kids have moved on and Facebook isn't cool anymore now that the grownups have arrived. Saying newer, fresher services are poised to take over. Saying Facebook's privacy issues are driving users away. And that its aggressive moves to sell ads and, you know, make money, mean that it can't compete any more.
Facebook isn't going anywhere.
Sure, nothing actually lasts forever, and it's always possible that Facebook's throne could eventually be usurped. But, overall, Facebook has never been stronger. As these 10 tell-tale truths make clear, a lot will have to change for Facebook to succumb to the fate of MySpace.